1 Yorkville is well on its way to being the most famous address in Toronto. Construction of this new luxury condominium is on track with the formation of the P1 underground garage. Continue reading
Yorkville is often thought of when you think of fine dining and the best in luxury shopping, but another aspect that makes the neighbourhood so special is the culture you’ll find here. Yorkville is home to many of the city’s most beloved galleries, and plays host to a slew of events in the arts. One such event is the Yorkville Village Arts Festival – a juried exhibition of contemporary art by students and recent grads from OCAD University. Running from Friday November 4th – Wednesday November 9th, here are some of the highlights. Continue reading
On October 1st, art-loving Torontonians will enjoy a sleepless night. Not because of bad dreams, or because they have too much on their minds, but because it will be Nuit Blanche. Since 2006, the award-winning, city-wide event has been turning our city into a creative playground from sunset to sunrise. This free event places contemporary art experiences and installations into unexpected spaces for the public to view and enjoy. With over 90 contemporary art projects, this year’s Nuit Blanche is set to impress. Here is our guide for what to check out. Continue reading
Visiting art galleries, whether local or international, is always an enriching experience. You’re exposed to creative works, new ways of thinking, and new experiences. However, some can find the gallery a stuffy atmosphere in which to open your mind to artistic exploration, not to mention the lines, crowds, and cost. For the times when you’d rather take in a work of art at your own pace, in a more open space, there’s public art. A growing trend among world renowned artists, public art is popping up all over the globe – and it’s beautiful! Here are some of the best works of public art from around the world. Continue reading
The Toronto Design Offsite Festival is coming up very soon! This festival was created by designers and is helping to make design more accessible for the people of Toronto. As fans of great design, we’re so excited for it. The festival takes places across Toronto and you’ll find exhibitions set up in storefronts, immersive gallery installations, lectures, workshops, and more! This year, it runs from January 18-24 and there’s something in it for every design aficionado.
Being a part of the Yorkville community really means having access to some of the greatest things Toronto has to offer. Our city has a vibrant arts culture and Yorkville has been a hub for that since their hippy days in the 60s, up to today with the AGO, Canada’s largest art gallery, just a 10-minute walk from Exhibit. The reality of it is that you don’t even have to go that far to visit some of Toronto’s best art galleries, and you might even be able to take something home! Yorkville’s local galleries are places for local artists to sell their amazing work, or international artists to find some new fans in Toronto. Check out some of our favourites. Continue reading